Significance and Use
This guide establishes recommendations for the environmentally responsible clean up and disposal of waste produced by users of artists’ paint products and solvents. It does not supersede laws or regulations, but recommends prudent practices.
This guide’s use should be limited to artists whose work is not creating income. Artists who are in business or in other commercial or educational settings will usually be required to meet specific regulatory requirements.
1.1 This guide establishes recommendations for the safe and environmentally friendly clean up and disposal of artists’ paints and by-products of their use in a private, non-commercial setting.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D4302 Specification for Artists Oil, Resin-Oil, and Alkyd Paints
D5067 Specification for Artists Watercolor Paints
D5098 Specification for Artists Acrylic Dispersion Paints
artists’ paints disposal; hazardous waste; household hazardous waste disposal;
ICS Number Code 13.030.99 (Other standards related to wastes)
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Citing ASTM Standards
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